Carlos Brites

Assistant Professor

Short CV

Carlos Brites was born in Nazaré, Portugal, in May 1981.
 
2019-present: Assistant Professor Physics Departament, University of Aveiro, Portugal
 
2017-2019: Researcher at CICECO/ Physics Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal

2013-2017: Post-Doctoral fellowship  (CICECO/ 
Physics Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal and Condensed Mateter Physics Department, University of Zaragoza, Spain) FCT Grant holder (SFRH/BPD/89003/2012) “Molecular Luminescent Thermometers”
 
2007-2012: Ph.D Student (CICECO/ Physics Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal and ICMA/ Physics of Condensed Matter Department, University of Zaragoza, Spain) “Self-Referencing Thermometry at the Nanoscale”
 
2004-2007: Master in Optoelectronics and Lasers (Faculty of Sciences, University of Oporto, Portugal)
“Integrated Optics Beam Combiners for Astronomical Interferometry”
 
1999-2004: Degree in Physics and Chemistry (University of Aveiro, Portugal)

 

 

Scientific Interests

Molecular logics using Phisycal Inputs

Luminescent Materials based on Trivalent Lanthanide Ions

Luminescent Materials as nanoscale thermal probes

Luminescence thermometry as a nanotool for materials' characterization

 

Research Group

University of Aveiro

Universidade de Aveiro

Photonic Hybrids and Nanomaterials Group

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(http://hybrids.web.ua.pt)

Main present collaborators

University of Aveiro

Luís D. Carlos

Rute André

Helena Oliveira

University of Zaragoza (Spain)

Angel Millan
Rafael Piñol

Centro de Energia Atómica (Argentina)

Eduardo D. Martínez

Ongoing projects

  • FCT Ref. PTDC/FIS-OUT/31469/2017 (Principal Investigator, 40%). Funding: 221,702.30 €. Period: July 2018 - June 2021.

 

  • FCT Ref. PTDC/BTM-MAT/31794/2017 (Team Member, 10%). Funding: 235,080.68 €. Period: August 2018 - August 2021.

 

  • FCT Ref. PTDC/CTM-NAN/4647/2014 (Team Member, 70%). Funding 183,945.00 €. Period: July 2016 - June 2019.

Ongoing Supervisions

Projects

Publications

Deciphering Density Fluctuations in the Hydration Water of Brownian Nanoparticles via Upconversion Thermometry

Fernando Eduardo Maturi
2024, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 15, 9.

Extending the Palette of Luminescent Primary Thermometers: Yb3+/Pr3+ Co-Doped Fluoride Phosphate Glasses

F. E. Maturi, A. Gaddam, C. D. S. Brites, J. M. M. Souza, H. Eckert, S. J. L. Ribeiro, L. D. Carlos, D. Manzani
2023, ACS Chemistry of Materials.

3D sub-cellular localization of upconverting nanoparticles through hyperspectral microscopy

Silva, RN; Botas, AMP; Brandao, D; Bastos, V; Oliveira, H; Debasu, ML; Ferreira, RAS; Brites, CDS; Carlos, LD
2022, PHYSICA B-CONDENSED MATTER, 626.

Hyperspectral imaging thermometry assisted by upconverting nanoparticles: Experimental artifacts and accuracy

Martinez, ED; Brites, CDS; Urbano, RR; Rettori, C; Carlos, LD
2022, PHYSICA B-CONDENSED MATTER, 629.

Multimodal Tuning of Synaptic Plasticity Using Persistent Luminescent Memitters

Bian, HY; Qin, X; Wu, YM; Yi, ZG; Liu, SR; Wang, Y; Brites, CDS; Carlos, LD; Liu, XG
2022, ADVANCED MATERIALS, 34, 25.

Novel and High-Sensitive Primary and Self-Referencing Thermometers Based on the Excitation Spectra of Lanthanide Ions

de Souza, KMN; Silva, RN; Silva, JAB; Brites, CDS; Francis, B; Ferreira, RAS; Carlos, LD; Longo, RL
2022, ADVANCED OPTICAL MATERIALS, 10, 19.

Rationalizing the Thermal Response of Dual-Center Molecular Thermometers: The Example of an Eu/Tb Coordination Complex

Neto, ANC; Mamontova, E; Botas, AMP; Brites, CDS; Ferreira, RAS; Rouquette, J; Guari, Y; Larionova, J; Long, J; Carlos, LD
2022, ADVANCED OPTICAL MATERIALS, 10, 5.

Reprogrammable and Reconfigurable Photonic Molecular Logic Gates Based on Ln(3+) Ions

Zanella, S; Hernandez-Rodriguez, MA; Fu, LS; Carlos, LD; Ferreira, RAS; Brites, CDS
2022, ADVANCED OPTICAL MATERIALS, 10, 10.

Understanding the Shell Passivation in Ln(3+)-Doped Luminescent Nanocrystals

Shi, R; Brites, CDS; Carlos, LD
2022, SMALL STRUCTURES, 3, 3.

Sustainable smart-tags with 2-step verification for anti-counterfeiting triggered by the photothermal response of upconverting nanoparticles

F. E. Maturi, C. D. S. Brites, R. R. Silva, K. Nigoghossian, D. Wilson, R. A. S. Ferreira, S. J. L. Ribeiro, L. D. Carlos
2022, Advanced Photonics Research.

Patents

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